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Homebrewer Of The Month: Sean Besser Hank

A while ago I had the pleasure of meeting Sean Besser Hank, a homebrewer here in the Minneapolis area. He allowed me to come into his home, showed me all of his awesome homebrewing...

Award Winning Blackberry Wheat Recipe

This amazing recipe is from our Homebrewer of the Month, Sean Besser Hank. Read his complete interview and give him a huge thanks for this recipe. Also make sure to let us know how...

Off Flavors In Brewing

To be a good brewer and judge of other beers you need to be able to recognize off flavors in your beer and be able to know where and why these off flavors are...

All Citra Imperial IPA

All Citra Imperial IPA Type:All grain Batch size: 5.5 gal ABV: 8% obo OG: 1.085 FG: 1.024 IBU: 75 obo SRM: 8 This beer is made entirely with Citra hops. Citra hops are known for their amazing aroma qualities as well as...

American Light Lagers Explained: A Brief History

We all know it but don’t want to admit that The U.S. is known for its light watery mass produced beers. Thankfully over the last twenty years we went from one of the worst...

Mashing: Alphas and Betas

In all-grain brewing, mashing is the most customizable part of the brewing process. Whether you use a single mash infusion, a stepping mash or a decoction mash, the goal of mashing is the same...
Lazy Home Brewing

Lazy Homebrewing – Making Beer As Cheap & Easy As Possible

So you want to brew as easy as possible, and as cheaply as possible. Well I’m here to help. The following is a guide to absolute bare bones brewing. We’re not going to buy...

Storing Your Bulk Orders

Purchasing ingredients in bulk is a great way to save money as long as you use them all. The problem having bulk amounts of anything is not wasting some because it went bad. every one...
Homebrewing Capper

Update: Big news on legalizing homebrew!

Just this past February I mentioned that homebrew was still illegal in Mississippi and Alabama. Well I may have spoken too soon as Mississippi at long last has legalized homebrewing. Mississippi governor Phil Bryant...

An Intro To Multi Rest Mashing

There are many benefits and drawbacks to multi rest mashing. Hopefully this article will help you understand a little about multi rest mashing and more importantly be able to do it if a recipe...